Saturday, November 27, 2010

Banana Pie

Pie Crust
2 tablespoons sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
450g all-purpose flour
250g butter
cold1/4 cup cold water or cold mil
Banana Filling
8 medium banana, peeled and sliced
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoon water

1. Combine the banana, sugar, cinnamon, and lemon juice in pan. Mix well to to boil for 1-2 minute and put aside until crust is ready.
2. To make the crust combine the sugar, salt and flour in a bowl. Cut in butter and add water/milk until the dough starts to come together. Separate the dough into two even lumps, then gently squeeze each into a disc about 1-inch thick. Wrap each in plastic, then refrigerate for 30 minutes.
3. Divide in half and shape into a ball. Roll dough on a floured surface. Line pie plate with half of the dough.
4. Fill pie plate with the banana mixture.
5. Cover with the second crust.Trim the overhang of dough to z-inch beyond the edge of the pan. Using either a fork or your fingers, crimp the edge of the dough around the pie and against the top of the pie pan. Brush with egg york if desired.
6. Preheat ovon and bake at 200c for 35-40 minutes.

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